Things To Do In Haiti

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1. La Citadelle

La Citadelle
4.5 /5

67 km
from city center
1 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Citadelle is a mountain top colossal fortress and one of the largest in the western Hemisphere.

2. Labadee

Labadee
4.3 /5

89 km
from city center
2 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Labadee is a gorgeous private port located on the North-western coast of the country.

3. Jacmel

Jacmel
4.2 /5

85 km
from city center
3 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Jacmel is a Southern commune, renowned for its arts and crafts and faded colonial charm.

4. Sans Souci Palace

Sans Souci Palace
3.8 /5

71 km
from city center
4 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

The magnificent Sans Souci Palace was the royal residence of King Henri I of Haiti and is a UNESCO World Heritage site.

5. Gelee beach

Gelee beach
3.8 /5

180 km
from city center
5 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Located in Les Cayes, Gelee is one of the most popular beaches in Haiti.

6. Musee du Pantheon National Haitien

Musee du Pantheon National Haitien
3.7 /5

48 km
from city center
6 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Situated in Port-au-Prince, Musee de Pantheon is an impressive museum dedicated to Haiti's freedom struggle and history

7. Bassin Bleu

Bassin Bleu
3.7 /5

88 km
from city center
7 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Located close to Jacmel, Bassin Blue is one the most beautiful natural attractions of the country.

8. Fort Jacques

Fort Jacques
3.7 /5

55 km
from city center
8 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Fort Jacques is regarded as one of the oldest structures in Haiti, located on a hilltop of Port au Prince. It is a perfect destination to learn more about Haiti’s journey toward independence and provides a stunning view of the nature around. Travellers can relax in the fort area and arrange a mini picnic in the forest behind the fort. Seating arrangements under the shade of trees are available.

9. Heros de Vertieres

Heros de Vertieres

85 km
from city center
9 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Heroes Monument of Vertieres is an open-air sculpture park, located near the city of Cap in northern Haiti. Also known as Héros de Vertières, it portrays the memories of the historic 1803 Battle of Vertières, the last major battle of the second war of Haitian independence.

10. Kokoye Beach

Kokoye Beach

88 km
from city center
10 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Located on the south coast of Haiti, Kokoye Beach is one of the most exotic places in the Caribbean. The beach is encircled by tall palm trees and is perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and evening walks. For convenience, it also has locker rooms and shower rooms. Kokoye beach is also one of the best places for camping. You can rent tents on the beach.

11. Saut-Mathurine

Saut-Mathurine

172 km
from city center
11 out of 11
things to do in Haiti

Saut-Mathurine is the largest waterfall in Haiti, located in Camp Perrin within the Sud Department. This waterfall is 89 feet high and 98 feet wide and originates from the Riviere de Cavaillon. Half of the pool is accessible for tourists to swim, while the other half is encircled by jungle, slippery rock beds, and lush green plants.

FAQs on Haiti

How can I commute within Haiti?

The most common local transport in the country goes by the name of 'Tap Taps' and is also the most economical way of getting around. Tap Taps are modified buses with wooden canopy and can be found in abundance in the country, generally costing around HTG 10 per route. Minibuses are preferred for long distance journeys as they are much more comfortable and cost around HTG 150-200. Taxis and car rentals are easily available in the country, mostly SUVs or mini trucks because of the poor road infrastructure.
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What are the top sightseeing places in Haiti?

The top sightseeing places in Haiti are La Citadelle, Labadee, Jacmel, Sans Souci Palace, Gelee beach, Musee du Pantheon National Haitien.
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